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Buffalo Man Going To Prison For More Than 7 Years For Selling Fentanyl

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of New York

CONTACT: Barbara Burns
PHONE: (716) 843-5817
FAX #: (716) 551-3051

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Torri McCray, 41, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of possessing with intent to distribute and distributing fentanyl and 10 grams of more of buytryl fentanyl was sentenced to serve 90 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brendan T. Cullinane, who handled the case, stated that on four dates between June and August of 2017, the defendant distributed controlled substances, including heroin, fentanyl, U-47700, butyryl fentanyl, and furanyl fentanyl. On August 16, 2017, the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested McCray and recovered from him a quantity of heroin that he intended to distribute. 

The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation on the part of the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, New York Field Division.

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Updated July 14, 2020

Drug Trafficking